Armelle Chatelier is the Press and Communications Officer at the Foundation for the Memory of Slavery in Paris. She is a historian by training and has participated in numerous cultural studies research projects on African urban cultures and the history of French colonial representations. She has furthermore worked as a cultural engineer in France, West Africa and the Caribbean in the fields of heritage, culture and digital technology with experience in publishing, audio-visual, training and multiple cultural and memory projects.
˝The programme makes possible something that is all too rare in our society these days: speaking and having discussions across borders, not about each other, but with each other. That can be a hard slog at times, but at the same time the format makes space for follow-up questions and deeper conversations that are only possible through trust on all sides.
Felix, DialoguePerspectives participant